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Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
students ranked 21st in science and 26 in a map. askedr of code initiative people to spend our coding. it kicks off computer science education week. org.s sponsored by code. here is president obama. notearning these skills are important for your future but for our country's are. if you want america to stem the cutting edge tom a we need young americans to master the tools and technology that will change how you do just about everything. >> they are giving coding tips from entrepreneurs included this guy, mark zuckerberg. >> if i wanted to wish everybody on facebook and happy birthday by sending an e-mail, it might take more than a century to write out all the e-mails. with a few lines of code, i can have a system to send an e-mail to everybody on facebook. that is why they are valuable. francisco us from san is the cofounder of code.org. whether that mark zuckerberg, what is the point of this? >> it is great to be here. that weioned earlier are lagging in math and science. at least every school in america does teach math and teach science. only one in 10 schools teach computer science
SFGTV
Dec 3, 2013 11:30pm PST
changing inventions i think will be incredibly useful. this is the role of life science it is why years ago mayor replenishing and newsom and now i get it add my years of support to build this incredible innovation center the life science center we we call mission bay and a dog patch. i want to give a shout out to j cross-examination morgan chase they'll given us a gift. that's incredibly wonderful (clapping.) and again, i think it nurtures the whole spirit of our city. this is the innovation capital of world. i keep saying that and every time i turn around there's another example that were this is the melting right here of what's been happening in mission bay it invites so much of our young talent to join the successful efforts of large and small companies the talent that uc provides. we only have a small role in the city we realize how important it is about timing. and when people need it our staff comes through with it. i thank todd and others who are working with him because when the call comes in we need something it act fast to keep the most memory done they're there they take me out
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the deal creating the world's largest airline became official today. american airlines emerged from bankruptcy to join with u.s. airways. the new carrier will operate under the american airlines name. the merger leaves four airlines controlling more than 80% of the american travel market. passengers won't see immediate changes to reservations or frequent flyer programs, and it remains unclear if the deal will mean higher fares. eight of the most prominent u.s. tech companies, including apple, google and facebook, are calling for tighter controls on government surveillance. they sent an open letter to president obama today, in the wake of revelationshat the go
SFGTV
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm PST
the construction o f a cafe in the west garden of the academy of sciences in golden gate park. >> supervisor mar? >> thank you, president chiu, i want to acknowledge that it's been a pleasure working on this, the staff of the california academy of science and is we have with this the general manager and kevin, monalele that have been wonderful to work with. the academy of sciences is beginning tomorrow, it is the season for science exhibit, but this is a project that is a low profiled structure which includes a cafe, it isn't really an expansion of the site but replacement of a temporary structure with a perm nept and attractive building, it allows us to see this sculpture that's hanging like floating like a cloud above it, it's called where land meets the sea and it will be much more visible with this new structure. the project will enrich the experience hosting the academy which lists countless families, not only from district 1 but throughout the city, i want to thank the land use submit tee for its unanimous support of this. i'll be out there tomorrow for the opening oftys the season for sci
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 1:30am EST
. this is a show about science by scientists. let's check out our team of hardcore nerds. lindsey miran is a cia operative and analyst. tonight, high tech crime stoppers. shots fired in the night. cops pinpoint the crime scene. how do they do it? the new science of solving crime. crystal dilworth is a scientist. if you think wine making is old school, think good. the newest ways of making wine. >> a neuro scientist and i will phil tores, an entimologist. the by onic arm. see how it's more man-like than machine. that's our team. now, let's do some science. >> hey, guys, welcome to techknow where we bring you stories of innovation here in america. i am phil torres. i am here with michelle, crystal and lindsey. you went to one of the most violent cities in america to see how technology can help us fight crime? >> that's right. i went to oakland, california which has the 5th highest crime rate and nearby richmond which is among the top 20 to look at some very innovative technology that they are looking to increase the eyes and ears of the police force on the street. so let's have a look these are st
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
is clearing out several homes and residents on treasure island. >>> creating science projects out of scrap. >> it's so cool and so weird and wacky and different. looking at them just gets you excited about, wow, what is that thing. >> how a local teach developed a nonprofit that helped thousands of classrooms. >>> protesters are putting pressure on the district attorney to throw the book at the officer who killed young andy lopez. i'll have a live report coming up. >>> seven weeks after the deadly shooting of a 13-year-old at the hands of a sheriff's deputy, changes could be headed to the county. some question whether if it's enough. we're live where a protest is underway tonight. >> reporter: protesters have gathered at a veterans building. they want the da to throw the book at the officer who killed andy lopez. the board of supervisors today signaled they're willing to support some reforms. >> i believe andy has given us the opportunity to build the community and improve quality of life. >> reporter: they're committed to making that happen. seven weeks after the fatal shooting of 13-year
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
much this is happening in san francisco. we know at the academy of science. i think that that the science is pretty clear folks speak it the science this is a scientific reality. so we' so we're looking at the offer lap especially in the regulating agrees we are going to need help and some kind of data and assistance if the goal is to address folks are going to what-do-you-call-it - there's a word called mail >> stamps. they're doing sentences with butterflies in it. i think it's important this is a process. i think 20e7b9d we're setting a process we're going to need some board support. and i think we can get there. this is a stationmaster of doing that. so i support with sxhoits is doing but, of course, we want to hear from the public first unless there's any more comments from the commission >> you know sometimes it's not what you do but how you do it. i like to finish it if wasn't for the restocking of those reservoirs you wouldn't be able to fish in some of those places. as a kid i'm a bonus lover so i'm the kind of person you know don't kill it i'll take it out
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
and other will see art and other will see science. all of those is true yet i will effort look at this beautiful span and see the people together who bridged road, art and science and made them soar >> thank you (clapping) and now in keeping of the theme of the great people who have contributed to this bridge i'll introduce my great friend chair of the california transportation commission (clapping). >> thank you amy as chairman of the transportation commission it's a real honor to be here today. i'll to take this moment to recognize and honor all my fellow commissioner who are present today starting with bob bob bobby. commissioner lucy and fran, commissioner joe (clapping) >> i'd like to honor two of our past commissioners x commissioner jerry, and ex-commissioner phil. (clapping). >> i'd like to acknowledge our current and past directors and their staff in keeping this project moving forward. the ct c has plated a big role as established be by the legislature in july 2005. we've been roeptd by four of our executive directors. my colleague on the podium and john who's in
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 4:10am EST
. center for science in the public interest is doing that, but nothing has happened so far. legislation has a very long on- ramp. it takes a long time to make anybody do anything in congress. and part of that is due to corporate lobbying. other strategies, so far nothing. how about the farm bill? price subsidies create market distortion. it would be much better to get rid of all the subsidies and let every foodstuff reach it's appropriate market capitalization. that would work nicely. the problem is, the food industry would have a cow. the question is -- is that ok? is it ok for the food industry to have a cow? i think it is. finally, legal actions. this is the statement that got me to law school. the hyderabad statement. from an indian public health for. all significant advances in public health require and involve the use of law. when i heard that, i went, yes. that is exactly right. and that is why i came to hastings to get my masters. much shorter on-ramp. you can actually make something happen. you can do regulation through litigation. it is the most bang for your buck if you have cour
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
to the 15th during computer science education week. >> the idea is to get a one-hour basic introduction to the field that is sort of behind this veil of mystery, this veil that separates the average person from the mark zuckerburg. >> reporter: to help educators introduce the topic to students, code.org has compiled a range of lessons. mark zuckerburg may not draw them in, but angry birds might. >> each level you progress through the game you're learning a little bit more how computer science works. >> reporter: westboro middle school in south san francisco is one of 10,000 schools across the globe planning to participate. >> gets them really to understand how to go about doing certain tasks and understanding the benefits of technology. >> reporter: hour of code is backed by dozens of tech companies and luminaries like twitter co-founder jack dorsey and bill gates. >> i wrote a program that played ticktacktoe. >> reporter: file sharing service dropbox is donating storage for the event. ceo drew howston hopes students get as hooked on coding as he did. >> my dad showed me how to write my
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
a mayor that can name science. i don't think any other than san francisco it's amazing. but we're here to celebrate this combrart. i have been in incubators all over the world i've never seen one like this. it's done with care ease one thing we know about science it's all about teams. there's a special individual or a great idea but it's how teams win. the way it's put together in the shared labs and the dynamic dow conceived the garage. how many of you have gotten a tour of the facilities. then you know they started in the q v b believe and had a desk and lab beverage and maybe if they progressed this was do you go brainchild to now so many applicants they've created 4 hundred jobs by all the companies they've started. 62 companies are in the garages down there and it's not like the affidavit packard or hewitt's those are good. and start up in a box to teach scientists how to start a company should they start one and how they go about it one hundred and 40 teams have done that in this incubator. and loophole investors have put in $40 million to create future winners. but back to qb 3
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
. the neighborhood is known for its insdunt and this is a fun way to combine the science and arts. the yerba buena benefit district is dedicated to improving the life of folks. ? how the district is working with the city in partnership on the yerba buena street life plan. it's a plan and violation road map for large projects. this is one of the larger projects. we've done artful bike racks their cool and creative. we're going to have a bike core wall relay. our plans will have a cleaner air doc station. for free were going to improve the alleys and adding after the ethics sidewalks. the goal of those projects is to facilitate action and promote pedestrian life and ultimately community pride. the yerba buena is proud to work with the city and the composure to your memory to design and implement this important project. on behalf of the yerba buena and the property owners that fund it i want to thank mayor ed lee and supervisor kim and their amazing support for the yerba buena work to help improve the quality of life. i want to thank spur this gentleman has been an amazing companion and deserves the
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
that they are the trees that are not significant or part of an eir or a science report. and so you can say a google map of the vidal and garsis and this is where the trees were taken off and where the trees were taken down and these go to the safety concerns and these were two-man crew and nobody is flagging and this is low impact and this is off, brotherhood way, and this is what, the permit presumably was for, i don't know, there was nothing posted, anywhere in the park merced. and warner says that he is an account manager for the company, and here he is vp business development for the entire san francisco area. this is a hayward company. and i would like to know where the san francisco office is. >> these are all flagging and are all pedestrians and not to be confused with the flaggers and the muni busers and the garbage caravan and they shut down a second street and i have codes in other relevant issues if you want... >> thank you, knee other public comment on this item? >> hello? >> so i was out there and i saw no signs. and we called the department, 3113 days in a row, four of us 12 complaints an
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 8:30am PST
have or specific issues in terms of repair, there might be agreement on that. i think the science and the art are to the point for the big questions and big answers, there's a lot of consensus on that. i would take comfort on that. >> i agree with that. >> i think it was a joke, engineers talking about them. our buildings are not that difficult to access. people would be able to point out 90 percent with clear consensus. there might be differences on details like brick foundation. there are things people would see as unique. you should have comfort, i don't know, if it's the registered structural >> it's abag.gov. within the earthquake section, there's information about retrofitting wood structures and a list of engineers. a lot of these are single family. i think there are engineers listed there too. i might be wrong. it's a great resource and the associations staff went through and looked at them. if you are a contractor, you might want to get in there. it's free advertising. >> i have to say, in san francisco, we have so many difficult buildings. these are all one off building
FOX
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
dictionary science. science had the biggest spike in online searches this year. up 176%. political discussions about climate change and education policy could be the reason for that spike. the oxford english dictionary shows the word selfie as its word of the year. that means taking a picture of yourself and posting it online. >>> 6:18. we haven't done any selfies today. >> no, not yet. >> those of us of a certain age might remember she blinded me with science. >> i remember that. >> critics -- crickets no one knows. people are cig what? let's move on and take a look at the commute now. the traffic is doing pretty well. it is getting more crowded as you drive in through the east shore freeway. this has ban good morning in the way we haven't had major problems and the commute has been ramping up gradually here and there. we have seen some minor fender benders but nothing all that bad. let's move to the bay bridge toll plaza. the traffic here is doing pretty well here. no problems as you drive through. i want to take a look at the santa cruz mountains because we have spotted slow tr
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 6:30am PST
of fire, science technology class. led by bill long (clapping) they get the award for the most officials that showed up. and an official applause for those people who have transcribed from the aaa. trayvon. also aaa robert brown (clapping) michael sawyer and san francisco food bank food resource coordinator pamela. (clapping.) >> keep on working here. can you all that's good. now before we gets all you a greasy and messed up here and the four please chefs and our mayor. we're going to a start with our mayor for a few comments >> (clapping) >> terry thank you very much. thaegz everybody. happy thanksgiving. i want to say thank you to our police department and fire department and the men and women in uniform our armed services and academy from the come. we can actual the difference you all look in better shape >> amen. >> and thank you to the salvation army and the harbor light house hyperglycemia i'm hasten e happy to be here to be here i love the salvation arm it's where my wife and i were married. we have a special place in our heart it's representing representative of what we want
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 10:30am PST
his masters in commuter science and other degrees from ucla. join me in welcoming our panel people. and as mayor as one of the finite cities in america why are you supporting immigration >> thank you carl. let me repeat my hangz or thanks for julia and kevin. this is the first company i visit in this city and carl thank you. and the carl bishop group is very important working with our chamber of commerce and the other nonprofit. a simple answer is jobs. the reason i'm working on immigration reform. i used to be a civil rights attorney and helped folks to 0 reunite with their families. but at the time the direction connect to the history of the city being a city of immigrants 35 percent of all the small businesses in san francisco was owned by an immigrant. our whole history this city's been built on good immigrants who found ideas and employed others. and today that story has not changed. i think that the businesses in succeed if we have good sound business policies but we make sure there's comprehensive immigration reform. because we've he learned over the years is that there are
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
works political science and international affairs. to see a guy with his experience and conviction, yet still his embrace and outreach to the united states, and frankly, to world leaders globally. he at one time could deal with the president's vision at the same time dealing with the president of libya and the he ad of the palestinian authority. he was a really man who reached widely for the purpose of bringing peace to this world. havebassador frazer, you met with many leaders from all over the world, particularly in africa. you have experience in kenya, zimbabwe, somalia. what did nelson mandela mean for africa? >> nelson mandela is the symbol of freedom in africa. many of the people across the continent rallied behind the veryapartheid struggle, a long struggle. remember, the national african congress actually started in 1914, and the country did not move to nonracial democratic governance until my 294, which was always the goal of the anc. and whether one is from nigeria or tanzania or closer to home, mozambique, across africa people rallied behind the anc in that struggle. i think
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
. .> this is a new science we are trying to understand that. arasu is the chief technology officer. >> where we are taking it to the next level is what that consumers might be intending to do. >> for years i bought tickets from a site called mr. ticket. market isb sets the like a new york stock exchange and nasdaq. >> mr. ticket's phone is ringing off the hook. [laughter] really sucked up the industry. >> it is time for the bwest byte. >> there are so many ideas of what ebay is. it is constantly inventing stuff. >> steve said they have specifically filed 35 patents that are pending. pleaded aps earlier in the program of the culture of people who are hired here -- and we did early in the program of the culture of people who are hired here. >> what kind of patents? specifics. know the there are young people who are highly motivated and they get the pace of the ebay story. by the way when they learn it is not necessarily an auction, when they think about the ways for commerce to be facilitated by 2014, what are some things they could be cooking on -- how many patents need to be public? >> they wil
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
word of 2013 is science. there was a 176% increase in searches for science on its website. >>> well, truly free credit scores are coming. a number of credit card companies are going to be offering monthly reports along with your bill. if you think you already know your credit score, you may be surprised. on the consumerwatch, julie watts explains what you think is a fico score may actually be a fake-o score. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: it seems everyone is trying to cash in. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: claiming to give it to you for free. but what you may not know is the credit score you get here isn't the one the lender actually looks at. >> to know exactly where you stand, it's better to get a fico score than a fake-o score. >> reporter: he calls the scores you get from sites like these fake-o scores generated by credit unions. they are not the proprietary fico scores used to determine the consumer's interest rate for over 80% of all loans. and rideout says the two scores are rarely the same. for instance, my fico score is actually 14 points lower than my fake-out score and in some ca
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
at the earliest. live in pleasant hill, i'm ryan takeo, kpix 5. >> for citrus growers in fresno it takes science to combat the freezing temperatures and save nearly half a million dollars in crops. farmers burned hundreds of cardboard bins filled with peach pits creating heat that fans disperse over the trees. the chill in the air certainly is putting people in the mood for the holiday. >> chief meteorologist paul deanno in walnut creek where people are trying to ride it out. >> reporter: everybody has the jacket on. we are about two hours away from the holiday festival of lights. there's going to be a tree lighting to my right a couple blocks down. we are talking cold though. walnut creek you scratched and clawed your way to 50 for a high. this is where we are now at the kpix 5 mobile weather lab. 47.6 degrees. by the time we finish the 6:00 newscast we'll be around 40. we are under a freeze warning again tonight. nearly as cold this morning as -- or will be tomorrow. widespread medical 20s to low 30s once again and teens once again in the north bay where you had 16 degrees this morning in heal
KRON
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
.s. is lagging and math and are just average in science and reading. in fact, american and students build a place in the top 20 in any subject. the top scoring teams are in singapore, south korea, japan and hong kong. education secretary arne duncan says the solution should include higher academic standards, affordable college and higher academic standards, ai love watching tvand outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. with qualifying bundles. and the latest on the accident and death of fast and furious star paul walker. los angeles county sheriff's office says there is no evidence of a second vehicle linked to the accident that
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
for careers in, what else? science and technology. >> things like our tutorial centers at both high schools, our college and career centers, extended library hours. and this year we've madeinvestm science equipment into our science labs in the schools. >> reporter: they're the success stories of today working to make these students the success stories of tomorrow. and you, of course, can still help by shopping on sites like ebay and amazon which will donate the money to charity. you can also take part in facebook's compassion research day. that takes place on thursday, and you can do that by logging on to your facebook page. in san jose, scott budman, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, scott. >>> well, great news today for tesla and anyone holding tesla stock. after shares plummeted following two car fires that ignited a federal investigation, tesla's stock rebounded in a major way today increasing by more than 16%. in fact, one auto analyst says shares are now undervalued. the rebound comes after a german safety inquiry concluded no concerns about two model "s" fires that happened in washing
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
of school, here's our schoolcast school of the day. down to beautiful santa clara, the magnolia science academy, where the principal tells me they will be celebrating the computer science education week next week, well a pretty chilly day below freezing in the morning and only a high of 50 weather school is out in santa clara at the magnolia science academy tomorrow. tomorrow we have a big ridge of high pressure off to the west just feeding in that arctic air. the jet stream is dipping as far south as mexico. over the next couple of days we'll see the jet stream continue to be to the south. we'll be on the cold side of things and then see a little area of low pressure swing by to our north and west. as that happens, we'll get a chance of showers. but not just rain showers. in the north bay, friday night the snow level will drop all the way down to 1,000 feet. and gradually climb back to about 2500 feet by saturday morning. bottom line, many of our higher hilltops that's you mount diablo, you mount hamilton, that's you mount tam even may see a little bit of white when the sun comes out o
KBCW
Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
zuckerburg. >> reporter: this is computer science education week and it doesn't take a fancy computer to learn that code.org has tutorials that will be completely unplugged. >>> amazing shots that have tiger woods smiling. it turns out that the 49ers can beat a winning team and it was huge. that's next. ,,,,,,,,,,,, good morning nelly! woah. hey! have you ever tried honey nut cheerios? love 'em. neat! now you on the other hand... you need some help. why? look atchya. what is that? you mean my honey wand? [ shouting ] [ splat ] come on. matter of fact. [ rustling ] shirt. shoes. shades. ah! wow! now that voice... my voice? [ auto-tuned ] what's wrong with my voice? yeah man, bee got swag! be happy! be healthy! that's gotta go too. ♪ hey! must be the honey! [ sparkle ] sweet. have beaten the seattle seahawks, start the clock n the 4th quarter, >>> 49ers can now show you more importantly that they have beaten the seattle seahawks for the 4th quarter. frank gore will need to get that ball and pick up the great time for as long as that big run for them for the year. and the 28-yard line,
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
is weak. it is not an exact science. >> you need to understand that in is a radio frequency and this is really mountainous terrains so the signal can bounce off complicating an identification of that location. if the family survives the crash, they have had to survive two nights in frigid winter weather. >> this morning, it was very cold. it was down well below zero last night at johnson street airport and snow is on the ground, and we 2.5' to 3' of snow and valley forge has pilot. >> dale smith a software pioneer reported engine problems. onboard his daughter, amber and her fiance, both students at byu idaho. jonathan was meeting her family over thanksgiving. his uncle has this to say. >> they were deeply in love scheduled to be married january 46789. >> also, his son daniel and daniel's wife were on the plane, five members of a loving family. missing. >> the skies are career so that is good. rescue teams hope to search until dark but scattered forecast this afternoon could interfere with the efforts. in the newsroom no abc7 news. >> the autopsy results are out this morning
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm PST
this into a reality. >> reporter: a tech giant's bet that scenes like this won't be science fiction for long. >>> the deadline to get health insurance has been pushed back to march. yesterday, the obama<Ñ9:y administration declared the system 90% functional but at peak times today the site couldn't handle the number of users. it is still possible to think you have seened up and not have coverage on january 1st. it stems from healthcare gove sending incomplete files to the insurance policies. >>> now a followup. the captain in charge when the costco busan crashed against the rocks will not get his license back. he served nearly a year in prison for polluting ocean waters. the spilled oil polluted dozens of miles of shoreline and killed thousands of sea birds. >>> a strange story tonight. new video of firefighters in southern california rescuing a woman who fell between two buildings. happened just a few hours ago. the firefighters were lowered into that tight space and able to pull up the woman 25 feet to safety. it took about an hour. witnesses say the 28-year-old woman was trying to jump f
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
by science. they'll only offer information on your ancestry. >>> the owner of john's grill donated $20,000 to buy the devices. he said, he hopes it will save lives. the police chief thanked him at his restaurant this morning. he says the devices are an important edition to the patrol cars because police officers are the first on the scene in an emergency. and in cardiac arrest, every second counts. >>> delays at san jose international airport. that story is next. >>> if you think it's crazy around here, ice and snow are making travel impossible for parts of the south and midwest. several deaths have been reported most of those from crashes on the roads. more than 250,000 people are without power now. the marathon in dallas that was scheduled for tomorrow has been cancelled. at least ten dallas flights two and from san jose international airport were cancelled. the same storm is now headed to the northeast. it does make it look not quite so cold around here. >> a few snow flurries already in los gatos. that storm was part of the same cold air we've been dealing with this past week. the
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
reaching out to the next generation of scientists, here is a good example at the lawrence science berkeley, they are creating what they call an apollo moment for the next generation. there is also a documentary called back to the moon for good. showing the progress the teams made so far in order to get back to the moon in 2015. the document runs through the holidays. of course, that is a very cool exhibit. and brody brazil joins us. >> this story is almost impossible to tackle by itself, that is why we're here to digest and tackle it. it is a possible move back wards. we'll tell us what happened in the last 24 hours that might have been held from us, the public for the last six months. >>> and one of the best rivalries in the nfl kicks off. the 49ers to host the seahawks with lots of implications on the line tomorrow. plus, it could be the second to last game ever at the stick. a full preview coming up next. >>> well, the seahawks have already secured a spot in the nfl playoffs, but if they win at candle stick, they will also clinch the afc west. and they have a lot to play for as they try
KRON
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
-old world wide shows, the u.s. is lacking and math and are just average in science and reading. in fact, american students failed to place in the top 20 in any subject. the top scoring teams are and singapore, south korea, japan and hong kong for its education secretary arne duncan says the solution should include higher academic standards, affordable college and retention of top-notch educators. >>mark: today, president obama will start a new push for the health-care.gov website. in an event at the white house he will highlight people he says have been held by his health or care reform law and website. the president also working on possible subsidies to insurance companies to let people keep their existing insurance plans as was originally promised. the government say most of the glitches on these website have now been fixed. and now that to the website is supposed to be running smoother, consumers are reporting mixed success as they try and lock on to the updated health care exchange. >>james: and man was killed in a shark attack while fishing from a kayak in hawaii. it happened but i
SFGTV
Dec 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
near the museum and the california academy of sciences, the garden was designed by the california spring blossom and wildfilower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil garden along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. stroll around and appreciate its unique setting. the gorgeous brick walkway and a brick wall, the stone benches, the rustic sundial. chaired the part -- share the bard's word hundred famous verses from a shakespearean plays. this is a gem to share with someone special. pack a picnic, find a bench, and enjoy the sunshine, and let the whimsical words of william shakespeare and floats you and your loved one away. this is one of the most popular wedding locations and is available for reservations. take a bus and have no parking worries. shakespeares' garden is ada accessible. located at the bottom of this hill, it is a secret garden with an infinite in captivating appeal. carefully tucked away, it makes the top of our list for most intimate pyknic setting. avoid all taurus cars and hassles by taking a cable car. or the 30
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Dec 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
. come on up >> i'm kevin i'm the director for the california mainstreamed of science. >> can you speak briefly to the item. >> yes. the new structure is fourteen hundred square feet in the existing gasped under control of the mainstreamed it plaza plastic tent directly under the scope. it has gone through and met with the master planning of golden gate park and approved by the arts commission >> great thank you very much. colleagues questions or comments. okay. we'll opening. any public utilities comment seeing none, public comment is closed. and colleagues could you have a motion to forward the committee report with recommendations >> sfom. >> can we take those without objection? . that will be the order. madam clerk can you please call item 8 out of order it's a brief item. >> item number 8 is the sidewalk easements on the brighten extension. >> okay. mr. brighten. >> good afternoon, supervisors i'm lisa project manager with the office of demonstrate and - one on behalf of the developments at ocean and field avenues which upon completion will have more bus lines and housing.
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Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
this in mind soft our successes we've accomplished we offered directly tutoring sires for family science night and have to 2 week summer program. we provide family nights with cultural fun themes. we have an active committee that helps to determine the goals and objectives of the program biensz or based on the data. we have our student elected representative. provide expanded educational stunt with college tours to stanford and u.s. santa cruz. support parents and guardians to understand the positive and campfire them to help with the agriculture needs. and to help with the educational language. collaborates annual event and the wisdom of moving forward event >> and our dancipowwow. we collaborator with the american indian community to support the youth and families. we received consultant oppose at the schools. >> thank you very much. so along with our successes our changes are the indian education program which are a nonpriority and challenge is to have a permanent location. we need to set up our libraries and a sf d staff to access as well as other resources. the district needs to republic
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Dec 2, 2013 8:00am PST
. >> i'd like to proudlyly nominate michael from the academic arts and science and a girl from the high school. i can't wait until they see all the wonderful things like reaching out to the community. they've had 5 of them. they take the information and put out a great recommendation every year for the board. so can't wait until they do >> sorry. i also have two nominations. i'm nominating alison and nick. and pardon me >> i also have 2. i have one to the b cc gabriel rodriguez appointed to the b cc and then an appointment to the beef committee. >> you have a question. >> i'm delighted for the appointments but i want to check with the general council because i've appoint jessica's dad and i think she would be a wonderful addition. >> i don't believe there's an issue when two family members are equally serving our district. >> thank you for reaching the shadow of a potential conflict. so we'll resume item l thank you for your patience. you read us the recommendation there are no speakers signed up for the appointments. any board members wish to speak >> yes. one the criteria was a
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Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
been painful to the residents out there. we are trying now to work with planning and the science report will indicate how many trees have been removed without being replanted. i do feel still that 605 gonzales can be saved and carlos pointed out that it needs extra pruning since we have not seen one tree pruned out there or maintained. maybe it is asking a lot. it came from the urban forest counsel that 79 percent of the large trees are disappearing in san francisco. and i am sure that it is a logging in brotherhood and what is going on with the park merced. it is contributing factor. and so, the main thing is that these people are not watering the trees. so, they are condemning them to a slow death. and there should be able to be some enforcement to have them keep what we have. rather than have to stand back and see for them, to wait until a tree looks bad and then come to you, and have you say yes, let's remove it. it seems to me that they should be made to prune these trees. which we feel as we have demonstrated can be done. so we really are at your mercy. we want to keep what we hav
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Dec 2, 2013 5:30am PST
the arts and sciences. there is luther burbank and jack london. there was a thing on the side. it says federal art project and has beginning and ending date. that is a wall which becomes a tomb stone. the artists themselves are becoming ghosts. that's what he's doing there. joseph danish. head of the projects, it is it was a wonderful time that he woke up every morning wondering how long it would last. they were being paid to produce public art. well, what happened of course is the war. the war came along. and roosevelt could see it coming. so, very few people understand the new deal segways into war. they beefed up the military bases like fort mason. my 1943, they are all killed. the war did what the new deal couldn't do, full employment. there were reports, it's still with mind numbing statistic. we have to rely on other people to do it. the these projects enriched the lives of millions of people and does so today all the time. i have become aware of it, but very few people are. i have also become aware extraordinary people. here's a dedication of roosevelt. on the left, who painted
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